The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 274 259 193
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -66
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 158 197 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.85% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.01% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 162 232
Median daily rate £605 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19623 19417 20021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.00% 83.37% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14060 13937 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 217 254
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £55.30 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 43 £575 -4.16% 15
Westminster - 1 £575 -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 173 (54.57%) Front Office
2 167 (52.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 119 (37.54%) C#
4 116 (36.59%) Banking
4 116 (36.59%) Low Latency
5 102 (32.18%) Multithreading
6 101 (31.86%) Finance
6 101 (31.86%) Java
7 89 (28.08%) FIX Protocol
8 87 (27.44%) Linux
9 85 (26.81%) SQL
10 83 (26.18%) Fixed Income
11 80 (25.24%) Algorithmic Trading
12 73 (23.03%) Oracle
13 72 (22.71%) TIBCO
14 70 (22.08%) C++
15 69 (21.77%) Unix
16 68 (21.45%) SQL Server
16 68 (21.45%) Python
17 63 (19.87%) Rendezvous
18 61 (19.24%) .NET
19 56 (17.67%) Investment Banking
19 56 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (16.09%) WPF
21 48 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
22 47 (14.83%) ION Trading
23 44 (13.88%) RMDS
24 43 (13.56%) Market Making
25 38 (11.99%) Equities
25 38 (11.99%) Windows

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.84%) Confluence
3 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (13.88%) RMDS
2 23 (7.26%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.26%) Summit
4 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.32%) GitHub
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.57%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.31%) Firewall
3 13 (4.10%) Multicast
4 7 (2.21%) VPN
5 3 (0.95%) BGP
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.95%) DHCP
5 3 (0.95%) MPLS
5 3 (0.95%) OSPF
5 3 (0.95%) RIP
5 3 (0.95%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (0.95%) SSL
6 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.32%) NGN
7 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.47%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.52%) KDB
5 4 (1.26%) DB2
5 4 (1.26%) Kdb+
6 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.63%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.62%) TeamCity
3 18 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.36%) Subversion
5 16 (5.05%) JUnit
5 16 (5.05%) NUnit
6 15 (4.73%) JIRA
6 15 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.79%) Maven
8 8 (2.52%) Selenium
9 7 (2.21%) Grunt
9 7 (2.21%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.89%) Bower
10 6 (1.89%) Gradle
10 6 (1.89%) Hudson
11 5 (1.58%) Ant
11 5 (1.58%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.26%) Mockito
12 4 (1.26%) NuGet
General
1 173 (54.57%) Front Office
2 116 (36.59%) Banking
3 101 (31.86%) Finance
4 56 (17.67%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.42%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.58%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) French Language
7 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 178 (56.15%) Developer
2 88 (27.76%) C# Developer
3 60 (18.93%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 56 (17.67%) Java Developer
5 52 (16.40%) Analyst
6 38 (11.99%) C++ Developer
7 30 (9.46%) Electronic Trading Support
8 29 (9.15%) Support Analyst
9 27 (8.52%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 26 (8.20%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 22 (6.94%) Applications Support
12 21 (6.62%) C++/C# Developer
13 20 (6.31%) Unix Support
14 19 (5.99%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
14 19 (5.99%) Unix Analyst
14 19 (5.99%) Unix Support Analyst
15 18 (5.68%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
15 18 (5.68%) FX Support Analyst
16 17 (5.36%) Business Analyst
17 16 (5.05%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (28.08%) FIX Protocol
2 63 (19.87%) Rendezvous
3 61 (19.24%) .NET
4 51 (16.09%) WPF
5 33 (10.41%) WinForms
6 30 (9.46%) HTML
7 24 (7.57%) HTML5
8 23 (7.26%) AngularJS
9 15 (4.73%) Ultra Messaging
10 14 (4.42%) CSS
11 13 (4.10%) Middleware
12 12 (3.79%) CSS3
12 12 (3.79%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (3.79%) Node.js
13 9 (2.84%) Sass
13 9 (2.84%) Spring
13 9 (2.84%) STL
14 8 (2.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (2.52%) LESS
14 8 (2.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 167 (52.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 83 (26.18%) Fixed Income
3 56 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (11.99%) Equities
5 25 (7.89%) Derivative
6 24 (7.57%) User Experience
7 17 (5.36%) Algorithms
8 16 (5.05%) Fintech
9 9 (2.84%) TWAP
9 9 (2.84%) VWAP
10 8 (2.52%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.21%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.89%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.89%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.58%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.58%) SCADA
14 4 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (27.44%) Linux
2 69 (21.77%) Unix
3 38 (11.99%) Windows
4 10 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (36.59%) Low Latency
2 102 (32.18%) Multithreading
3 80 (25.24%) Algorithmic Trading
4 48 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.56%) Market Making
6 34 (10.73%) Risk Management
7 28 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (8.83%) OO
8 27 (8.52%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.26%) TDD
10 22 (6.94%) DevOps
10 22 (6.94%) Performance Optimisation
11 19 (5.99%) MVVM
11 19 (5.99%) Project Management
12 18 (5.68%) Workflow
13 17 (5.36%) High Availability
14 16 (5.05%) Data Management
15 14 (4.42%) Migration
16 13 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (3.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (37.54%) C#
2 101 (31.86%) Java
3 85 (26.81%) SQL
4 70 (22.08%) C++
5 68 (21.45%) Python
6 29 (9.15%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.68%) Perl
8 12 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.15%) Ruby
10 9 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.52%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.21%) XAML
13 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.26%) R
15 3 (0.95%) VBA
16 2 (0.63%) C
16 2 (0.63%) ES6
17 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (5.68%) Degree
2 3 (0.95%) CCIE
2 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PMP
3 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.31%) QA
2 19 (5.99%) MiFID
3 3 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (2.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) NFS
2 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.42%) Puppet
2 9 (2.84%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (2.52%) Ansible
4 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.26%) Icinga
5 4 (1.26%) logstash
5 4 (1.26%) Nagios
6 3 (0.95%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.63%) Endace
8 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (23.03%) Oracle
2 72 (22.71%) TIBCO
3 47 (14.83%) ION Trading
4 37 (11.67%) Reuters
5 15 (4.73%) FXall
5 15 (4.73%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.42%) Currenex
7 11 (3.47%) Bloomberg
7 11 (3.47%) Informatica
7 11 (3.47%) Splunk
7 11 (3.47%) Syncfusion
8 10 (3.15%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.15%) Calypso
8 10 (3.15%) Murex
8 10 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.52%) Sun
10 7 (2.21%) Solace
11 6 (1.89%) DevExpress
12 4 (1.26%) Infragistics
12 4 (1.26%) MarketAxess
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